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Metro North

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378 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
+1 609-454-3121
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“butterfish” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
378 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice Princeton-area restaurant for business lunches or family dinners. Unfortunately, the food doesn't live up to the surroundings.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was great nice atmosphere nice selection of food something for everyone especially if on a restricted diet. nice selection of desserts

Thank mafcp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

our party ordered colossal crab ment with pasta, almond red snapper, wasabi salmon and southwestern skewer.. all were delicious.. liked our plates. The salad - bleu cheese with walnuts. and the pear salad was good too. The portions were nice sizes. Shared the brownie sundae...More

Thank Tollybutler
Reviewed June 27, 2017

I held my daughter's shower at this restaurant. I booked it primarily because of its proximity to the Princeton train station. They had a lovely room on the main level which brought in a lot of light due to large windows on two of the...More

Thank Trudi P
Reviewed June 23, 2017

My most recent experience was typical of my usual experiences here--the atmosphere was nice, the service was fantastic, but the food was so-so: the more expensive items (in this case, steak and salmon, respectively) were quite good, but the cheaper things my family ordered (burgers)...More

Thank VandelayNJ
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice dinner on the patio on a very warm night. Much quieter than the very busy bar area. Server was a bit preoccupied but ok. Enjoyed the Italian grilled chicken and the pasta with sausage bolenais. Would return

Thank DesertSusan
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We shared lemon chicken with linguini and flank steak fajitas.....both perfectly prepared, extremely tasty and plenty of food was provided. Cant ask for much more than that!! Bartenders and servers were outstanding as well and we topped the night off with a light, flavorful key...More

Thank T C M
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Went for an early lunch and wanted to go to a place with parking. And that is about what I can say. The place was quite dark and the menu choices were limited (no menu for little kids). In all, not a place I would...More

1  Thank Graciela A
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a great find! We met some friends at Metro North as it was located in between our homes, but was nicely situated on the outskirts of Princeton. So no parking problems!! We we greeted warmly by both the hostess and the manager. Then...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

I went alone which is too bad because I would have liked to try more dishes. The chicken parm was perfectly prepared with shaved Parmesan cheese on top. The batter was just right so you could actually taste chicken and batter in every bite. It...More

Thank gingercollier
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July 6, 2017|
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Response from VandelayNJ | Reviewed this property |
It's spacious enough to accommodate most dogs, and there's a grassy back yard area just beyond the patio, but I don't know what the restaurant's policy is.
Warren F
April 20, 2016|
Response from Ken F | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
    (378 Alexander Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-454-3121
Metro North featuring Italian Entrees, Seafood, Grilled Meats, Salads, Burgers, Sandwiches, Appetizers & Pizza. Along with your favorite cocktail,g lass of wine or beer on tap there is something for everyone. Reasonable prices in a casual atmosphere. Located at 378 Alexander Road in Princeton, New Jersey with ample parking we also have seating for large parties up to 100 plus and outside dining on our patio.
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